On February 2, Debbie Millman interviewed Doyald Young on her American radio program, Design Matters. Doyald Young may be the don of American calligraphers and letterers. A long-time professor at Art Center College of Design in California, he is a slightly younger contemporary of Hermann Zapf.
Listening to Debbie Millman’s interview, it seems that 2006 was “The Year of the Doyald.” Doyald Young has a few typefaces on the market, although most of his lettering work probably comes through commission. He is also the author of several books, with a new title in the works—Dangerous Curves.
Commercial releases from Doyald Young currently available.
You can download the show directly from iTunes as a podcast. Here is a link to the US store: and the German store: . The iTunes release date is February 5th, 2007.
Debbie Millman’s intro can also be read on her blog here.